Everest base camp trek 7 days is the most iconic trek that takes the foot to the highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest (8848m). Not only Everest, During the trek, but you can also see five eight thousand meters above the hill from the one point. Nowhere in the world, you will get a replica of this place. The trekkers on the EBC are increasing every year. Due to beauty, peace, culture, and, most importantly, its uniqueness. Everest Base Camp 7 days is a short trekking package. For those who have a limited time frame is unable to do it due to the lack of time we introduce the package called “Everest Base Camp Trek 7 days.
It offers you a great adventure bringing an unforgettable experience. The overwhelming vistas of the Everest Himalayan chain of Khumbu region, which consists of five of the world’s highest mountains. Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt, Makalu (8,463m), Mt, Cho Oyo (8153m), Mt. Lhotse (8,501m), and Mt. Lhotse Shar (8,393m). Aside from the beauty of the Himalayas, this area includes natural wonders heritage sites indexed by UNESCO. Rich in pine forests of rhododendron (Nepalese national flower) and an endangered species of birds and animals. This trek is truly unique and memorable. Similarly, during the trek, you will experience the excellent hospitality of Sherpa’s and their traditional lifestyle, which will surely amaze you.
Everest base camp is also the short trek to Everest. No Doubt Everest base camp trek is one of the famous treks in Nepal. As Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world, most people wish to trek to Everest base camp. Normally Everest base camp trek takes 15 – 18 days to complete. But for those who have a busy schedule and want to complete it in a short time then, you can trek to Everest base camp within seven days. This trek is not that expensive. Seven days trek to Everest base camp compromises of alpine forest, Khumbu region, and snow camp mountains. One week trek to Everest base camp is the shortest trek., it is also a very challenging trek. You will have to hike for 7 – 8 hours a day.
You need to be physically fit and mentally prepared for this trek. It does not require any special training however, having some experience with some short trek and hike might be helpful. Everest base camp also includes other peaks whose height is more than eight thousand like Mt Lhotse (8,516m /27,940ft), Makalu (8,485m /27,838 ft.) & the giant Cho-Oyu (8,201m /26,906ft). The walk through the legendary trail form where conquerors walked through to climb Everest. You will also be trekking to the exciting village, Namche Bazar.
You will get to observe the local lifestyle of the people living in the Everest region. Sagarmatha national park is the protected area where hundreds of species of flora and fauna are found also falls on the Everest base camp region. Kala Patthar is the highest point on this trek. From here you will get an exquisite view of enormous Mount Everest.
People living in the Khumbu region are mostly Gurung and Sherpas following Buddhism. That is why you will find many small and big monasteries on the way. 5 days Everet view trek is perfect for people who have a busy working schedule. You will be walking through typical traditional villages, lush forests filled with oaks and pines, crossing the high suspension bridges, being with the loyal and friendly local people, enjoying the awe-in spring views of the mountains and its landscape.
Everest base camp trek 5 days has been a center of attraction for trekkers and climbers since 1953. Designated on the lap of the world’s highest peak Mt. Everest (Sagarmatha). This trekking takes you to the land of Sherpa’s where romanticist finds their every step following the footsteps of Hillary, Tensing and other explorers.
The Everest trek 5 Days trail climbs through the foothills of the world’s highest mountain. Offering some of the most spectacular scenery and challenging trekking experience in Nepal. The Everest trek 5 days a very well known mountain trek. From Phakding the trail follows the Dudh Kosi valley which climbs up to the Sherpa capital of Namche.
Everest trek 5 days is starts from Lukla after a 35 minutes’ flight from Kathmandu. In Season time, the flights are from Ramechhap. It is a 4-hour drive from Kathmandu ( Oct, Nov, and March, April, Lukla flights are from Ramechhap Manthali Airport). You get to see a fantastic view of the Himalayas from the plane.
After leaving Lukla, Everest trek 5 days path is a relatively easy walk with ups and downs to Namche Bazaar. The trail follows the Dudh Koshi River until you begin the climb to Namche Bazaar. The hike till Namche isn’t generally exceptional in terms of the view. You get to walk on different terrain and cross staggeringly high suspension bridges. Namche is the hub to start and end the Everest base camp trek and many other trekking routes in the Everest region. From Namche, we do a day trip to Syangboche Airstrip Everest view hotel and take a helicopter flight to Kalapathar’s best viewpoint on the earth stop there make great photos and come down to Lukla with looking Everest base camp.
As usual, you will be starting your journey from Kathmandu. You will take a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla airport. The flight reaches within 35 minutes to Lukla. After that, you have to trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,698ft) which is at a distance of 2 – 3 hours. The next day you will be hiking from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft). The distance between Phakding and Namche Bazar is 11.3 km and takes about 5 – 6 hours. You will have to stay at Namche Bazaar. The next destination in this trek is the Namche Bazzar trek to Tengboche (3,870 m/12,697 ft.).
The trekking distance between these places is 10.4 km and the time to trek is 4 – 5 hours. Now you will have to trek from Tengboche trekking to Dingboche (4,350 m/14,272 ft.) and the trekking distance is 12 km which takes 5 hours. Your next destination is Dingboche Trekking to Lobuche (4,940 m/16,207 ft.) which is at a distance of 9 km. the final destination of this 7 day Everest base camp trek from Lobuche to Everest base camp (5,364 m/17,598 ft.) you will enjoy the view of the mountains from Everest base camp and trek back to Gorakshep (5,170 m/16,961 ft.) &you will be trekking back to Lukla via helicopter. You will stay overnight at Lukla and next morning you will have to fly from Lukla to Kathmandu and final departure.
Everest base camp trek 7 days is a very short time for trekking. So to trek properly and enjoy the trek, you must know the perfect time for trekking. Since this trek is limited time trekking so you should not delay your trek. You must know the weather and the temperature about the time that you are trekking. So there are two seasons for trekking to complete this trek within 7 days. The trekking time must be pre-monsoon and post-monsoon since monsoon might delay your trek.
Pre-monsoon is the spring season in Nepal which falls on Feb, March, April, and May. The weather during this month is very stable. Spring season is also considered the best time for trekking and hiking any place in Nepal. The temperature ranges from 15- 20 degrees Celsius in the daytime and falls to 8 – 6 during night time. You can get a clean and crystal clear view of the mountain during this month. It will not get any barrier because of the weather during this time. It is also said that the mountains in Everest base camp come to its best during this season. Many rare animals and birds come out from their hibernation during this season. Pre-monsoon season is the peak season for trekking to 7 day Everest base camp trek so you will have to book your trek early.
Post-monsoon is the autumn season in Nepal which falls during September, October, November, and December. This season is the second-best time for trekking and hiking experience in Nepal. The temperature goes to 14-20 degrees Celsius during day time and 5 – 10 degrees Celsius during night time. As post-monsoon is fallen after the winter season in Nepal, the vegetation and environment look refreshing. This time is best for visiting nay places in Nepal because many of the Nepali festivals falls on this month.
There is some chance of snowfall so you can enjoy the spectacular view of mountains like Mt Lhotse (8,516m /27,940ft), Makalu (8,485m /27,838 ft.) & the giant Cho-Oyu (8,201m /26,906ft) in their real form. This season is not that crowded so you may have the whole trekking trail by yourself. One week trek to Everest base camp is best during this month.
There are small and big hotels on the trail where you can stay and have food. But as you start gaining altitude the facility and number of hotels on the trail are decreasing. There are many tea houses on the trail. In the 7 day Everest base camp trek most of the hotels will provide you Dhal, Bhat, Tarkari, and Dedho which is also the national food of Nepal. These food are considered to be rich in protein and other ingredients as well. You will have to eat your food in the right amount. Because eating too much will can make you sick and not eating May altitude sickness.
They will not cost you more for food. You will have to manage your trek according to the accommodation facility of that place. Sometimes you will have to stay at the teahouse also. Hotels and teahouse will provide you the basic facility for accommodation i.e. bed, sometimes Wi-Fi, share washroom, and others. You will have to carry a water bottle wherever you go because keeping your body dehydrated is very important.
Here is the list of things that you will need to have before trekking to Everest base camp. the most important gears are -20 degree sleeping bag and also you can get a sleeping bag liner, Down or Goretex jacket, good trekking boots cover the ankle ( please break it before your trek). Walking stick, medium size quick-dry towel, a headlamp with extra batteries. Also the sun lotion, and cold cream, good sunglasses. We are mentioning some ideas for what to take as below.
You will need to carry a first aid kit because there may cause any type of accident on the way. The first aid kit should include some bandages, paracetamol, antiseptic cream, eyewash, and others. If you are trekking with a guide then they might have it but if you are trekking alone then you have to carry a first aid kit.
Water in the Khumbu region may not be safe to drink. So you will have to carry a purifying tablet with you. A water bottle is also very important. You will have to keep drinking water to stay away from dehydration. Drinking water while trekking will also minimize altitude sickness and many other problems.
Khumbu region is one of the remote places in Nepal. There might not be electricity available all the time. If you are bringing any electronic device like a phone, camera or Kindle make sure that you carry a USB charger with you.
Trekking poles are very important while hiking to Everest base camp trek for 7 days to the mountains region. Carrying trekking poles is will make it easy to walk in the snow and minimize your foot pain. But you have to make sure that the trekking poles are lightweight so it will be easy to carry.
Hiking boots are also one of the main things that you will have to carry for trekking to Everest base camp. These boots are lightweight and very easy to walk. For trekking Everest base camp within 7 days these hiking boots are very important as you will be able to walk fast and comfortably.
The number of tea houses and hotels in the Everest base camp trek for 7 days is very low. And some of the hotels are not well facilitated so it is better to carry your toiletries by yourself. In addition to that suing the hotel, toiletries are not safe. toothpaste, soap, facecloth, prescription medications, glasses/lenses, shaving gear, feminine hygiene products, wet wipes, hand sanitizer are some of the things that you will have to carry.
This trek can be completed within a short period of time so you will not have to carry many gears. Clothing that you carry must be light-weighted. Another thing that you will need to carry during this trek is Hat, sunglasses, a Rainproof jacket, Gloves, a Wool hat, socks, etc.
The main reason Everest base camp trek 7 days is that you can get a mind-blowing view of the mountains. To see the world’s highest mountain from Kala Patthar is just incredible. You can get to see the snow cap high mountains like Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, Thamserku, and more from all 360 direction.
The best thing about it is you will get to hike the trek as well as can have an aerial view of the mountains. You can have the opportunity to see the mountains both from the ground and from the air. You will get the best view of mountains like Mt. Ama-Dablam, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Everest, and Thamserku from the air.
Sherpas are very friendly and open-hearted people. Visiting Namche Bazar is very fun and enjoyable. Normally people trekking to Everest base camp take a day off from the trek to visit Namche Bazar. You can also buy different handmade Nepali items on Namche Bazar.
Through this trek, you will get to explore different cultures and religions. One of the oldest monastery Tengboche monasteries which hold many beliefs also falls on the trail to Everest base camp. Along with that, there are many small monasteries and temples on the way. Also, if you visit the Everest base camp during some festivals you can observe the culture and tradition.
Far from the crowded city, It will let you experience the most beautiful time of your life. Nature itself with lots of flora and fauna, glaciers, mountains view. Friendly people with a distinct culture and ethnicity, monasteries, etc. are the critical factor of this trek. Above the Himalaya brings you the Everest Base Camp 7 days trek with unlimited fun. Enjoyable memories, and a remarkable trip. With professional guides and porters, we ensure you the best trip of your life.
Everest base camp trek 7 days is not that easy thing to do. You will have to be prepared for this trek. Doing some yoga, basic exercise and swimming might help you to be physically fit for this trek. Besides these people with any kind of disease cannot to this trek. You should be completely healthy for doing this trek. As you will trek to the highest base camp in the world. So, you might have altitude sickness on the way.
You will have to take the necessary precautions for minimizing altitude sicknesses. Lukla airport is a very dangerous airport in Nepal. So you will have to book your trekking according to the weather and temperature of the Everest base camp. This trek has a time limit so you will have to cover a large distance in a single day. Trekking can be possible only two seasons of autumn and spring season.
The cost of trekking in Nepal has been greatly affected by the recent political upheaval in Nepal, and the current Government has implemented many new taxes and costs to ensure that people working in the hospitality industry, such as hotels, guest houses, restaurants, and tourism are paid fair and equitable wages. Daily needed things prices to hike up, meals and rooms cost in Everest base camp trek 7 days increased seasonally, as in the rest of the world, fuel costs have been increasing regularly and due to a severe shortage in Nepal prices vary from day today.
However, even though we at Above Himalaya Trekking have been affected by these factors, we continue to offer the best services to our customers at a nominal cost. the cost of our standard package for the trek full board package from arrival to departure is USD 620 per person. in the group 1 guide and 1 porter on 2 people basis, in a big group we can have some cost-sharing and can be the little cheaper basis if we need to run the trek for just 1 person there is 1 guide who will help to carry the bag and this will make your trek cost down.
This itinerary is designed especially for those who have limited time and want to be at the top of Kalapathar and wanted to see Everest base camp. the itinerary is quite tight so you need to be fit and able to walk 7 hours most of the days. if you have a longer time you can choose our other easier packages. There are different options you can take depending on the itinerary and how much time you have. Think about this first you are planning to step in and choose which of our packages is good for you.
Nepal is known all over the world as the land of the mountain peak. World’s highest peak Mt Everest in Nepal. It is the dream of every person in the world to trek from Phaplu to Everest base camp. This trek will make you closer to nature. The beautiful mountain peak, green landscape, and sub-tropical forest will take you all stress away. You can also enjoy the local lifestyle of Nepali people in the Khumbu region.
You will get to observe different types of cultures and religions followed in Nepal. Get a magnificent view of amazing mountains like Everest (8,848m / 29, 028ft) Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m-24,940 ft.). We can also get a stunning view of Mt. Nuptse (7,855m-25,772 ft.) Amadablam (6,812 m / 22,480 ft.) Kangtenga (6,782 m / 22, 380 ft.) Tharmarserku (6,623 m / 21, 855 ft.) Kwangde (6,011 m / 19,837 ft.) Kusum Kanguru (6,373 m / 21,030 ft.) holy Mt. Khumbu-la (5,761 m / 19,012 ft.). Phaplu to Everest Base Camp is a really exciting trekking journey.
Additionally, you can also get a stunning aerial view from the Lukla airport. The altitude of this trek starts increasing from 2,800 meters at the Lukla airport to 5,364 meters at Everest base camp trek 7 days. You will find many hotels in the lower altitude place but with altitude growth, you may not find hotels so, you may have to stay overnight at the teahouse. And, you can also get the best view of the world’s highest peak Mount Everest from Kala Patthar. TIMS is an entry permit for entering Sagarmatha National park.
Salleri to Everest Base Camp trek 7 days is also considered as the alternating trekking route to Everest. Your trek starts with a drive from Kathmandu to Phaplu. Phaplu is a town located in the northwest part of Nepal. You can reach Phaplu from Kathmandu by road as well as flights. But since many people enjoy the road trip so we suggest you to take the road. Trekking through Phaplu is quite longer than trekking through Lukla airport but you will adore the natural and cultural diversity. You can get a glance of some mountains like Numbu (6960m.), Cho-Oyu (8201m.), Gyangchung Kang (7922m.) people take this route to go Everest base camp trekking because you can enjoy the Rhododendron forest, rivers, villages, monastery.
This trek can be completed in 19 – 20 days. From Phaplu you will be heading toward Takshindo which is situated at an altitude of 2960 meters from the sea level. Tak Shindo is famous for cheese, there is an old cheese factory at Takshindo. It takes about 6 hours of walk from Phaplu to reach Takshindo. Following Dhudh Koshi Khola from Takshindo, you will reach Khari Khola in about 5 hours. Everest base camp trekking is a risky thing to do so, the safest way to trek to Everest base camp is considered to be through Phaplu. The best time for EBC trek through Phaplu and Salleri is taken as spring (March, Apr, May) and autumn (Sep, Oct, Nov) season.
Nestled with mountains and snowy plains, the Everest Base Camp trek for 7 days is alive with energy. This trek gives you the lifetime opportunity to discover the remote monastic caves, the life of Sherpa’s, their culture & traditions. The journey takes you to the fabled Khumbu Ice Fall and its towering seracs to the 5600 meters summit of Kalapathar. The vibrant and unobstructed view of the mountain range, sunrise, and the chilly wind at the top is a stunning experience.
But this legendary trip comes along with similar challenges and adventures. We all know, Trekking in the Himalayas is a serious challenge that requires significant preparation. Many risks are going on the high altitudes of the Everest Base Camp trek for 7 days, but it can be safe if done correctly. For that, you need to prepare before heading. And for preparation We would suggest you follow these aspects:
Jiri to Everest Base Camp trek 7 days attracts the original route into the Solu-Khumbu region which was used by the early discoveries of Everest. You will also encounter the majority of Sherpa people, who were initially from Tibet, residing in the Solukhumbu region. therefore Your trek from Jiri starts along the Dudh Koshi river and the Khumbu region that lies above the Lukla. This route is mostly used by porters and other packed animals however contain fewer trekker than from Lukla to Everest Base Camp.
Being on the top of the highest peak is a challenging task in itself and most importantly the trekking trails will decide how your whole week’s trek would be. This captivating trek bids a pleasing opportunity to ascent Kalapathar Top (5,545m). And the 360-degree view from the Kala Patthar would surely melt your heart and anyone could not resist capturing the magical moments either in the photograph or in the inner core of the hearts.
Start the trek from the old route from Jiri and then ascending to lower rivers at the altitude of 1500m. Junbesi (2680 m, visit the ThubtenChholing Monastery) and Namche Bazar (3440 m, the business hub of the Khumbu region)are the places to take rest and acclimatization days.
Everest is a region with extreme weather conditions and many other obstacles. For tackling them, you should be properly trained and fit. You should be in good enough shape for the trek.
You should consult your doctor, get a physical examination, and make sure your body is functioning the way it should be. This Everest base camp trek for 5 days also makes sure your body can handle the conditions well there. You should practice carrying standard weight, handle the low air pressure, and withstand high winds and low temperatures. Be prepared mentally, physically, and financially as it is said, ‘Train hard, fight easy.’ Focus primarily on strengthening legs, core strength, and endurance. Also, don’t forget to take enough diet.
Everest Base Camp trek 7 days is not a technical climb but saying, so it is not even that easy. You should be ready in every way. And the preparation is incomplete without sufficient gears. How you prepare for the trip makes a huge difference in how you enjoy the trek.
There are several essentials that you need for Everest base camp trek 7 days trek to ensure its safety and success. But few things are of utmost importance.
While packing, don’t forget essential items like a passport, permits, travel insurance, and enough cash. Talking about the clothing items, trekking boots, and down jackets are a must.
Trekking Boots: During the trek, you will be walking for long hours every day. You don’t want to injure yourself. Thus, you need trekking boots with proper traction and makes you feel comfortable. For that, you will need appropriate waterproof and comfy trekking boots to protect you from the hazards of the cold and rocky trails.
We usually suggest taking your running shoes for the trek. They are incredibly comfortable with walking high and long distances. Plus, they are breathable too. Most importantly, running shoes protect your feet from minor injuries to a major like plantar fascistic, tendinitis, pronation, etc.
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Down Jacket: While trekking at a high altitude of Everest base camp, it will be freezing. The chilly wind can quickly get on your nerve and cause severe problems like nausea, headache, frostbite, pneumonia, etc. Moreover, the uneasiness may cause altitude sickness. Thus, make sure to warm your chest and head.
Nothing helps to beat the cold like a high-quality down jacket. Before taking one, don’t forget to check the necessary features, material, and down fill power. You have the option to buy or rent it in Kathmandu. If you don’t have any idea regarding them, go through the best down jacket of 2017. This jacket will undoubtedly help you find a better one. Other essentials include sleeping bags, water bottles, sun hat, gloves, sunscreens, medications, personal health requirements, and many others.
Aside from the fantastic landscape, voyagers to the area can encounter remarkable Sherpa society by going by religious communities and exhibition halls along the way. Days are loaded with strolling for the sheer delight of it, past beautiful supplication to God wheels and crosswise over swing scaffolds straight out of an Indiana Jones motion picture, while night times are rewarded with hot sustenance and discussion with similar individuals around the lounge area fire.
The powerful blend of natural excellence, entrancing society and a particular feeling of accomplishment, and also warm Nepalese neighborliness, makes the Everest Base Camp trek 7 days is one of the world’s generally remarkable.
Nothing can genuinely equip you for the Trek’s compelling mounts and elevation of up to 5545m. But don’t be put off – individuals with natural wellness can do this trek. ‘Gradual’ is the way to accomplishing and appreciating your trek.
Plan with cardiovascular preparation a few times each week: cycling, swimming, mount climbing, and loads of strolling. Search out mounds or discover a tall developing and over and again walk and down the stairs.
As enticing as it is to attempt a succulent yak steak or ‘buff burger,’ be mindful that all meat is conveyed up by doormen from underneath Lukla because of the no-killing strategy in Sagarmatha National Park. Therefore, when you have it, it’s getting old. The most secure, healthiest alternative is to consume Dal Bhat (lentil soup with rice) – it’s made crisp day by day and is an extraordinary wellspring of protein and vitality.
Talking about the places to Trek in Nepal. Although the first thing that pops up in everybody’s mind is Everest Base Camp Trek. It is the most popular and chosen destination for many. Reaching the base camp and the nearer view of the highest peak of the world “Mt. Everest” can be an amazing thing to experience.
No worries. Here are a few methods to help you enhance your trekking stamina if you are willing to trek to the hard trails.
Hiking is considered to be a potent activity that could decrease the danger of coronary heart illnesses, blood pressure, makes your bones strong, and additionally allows in reducing the frame weight. Because it lowers the chance and makes you bodily suit, people who are physically fit can go without difficulty trek to the close vicinity too. Also, people with low body weight can stroll longer compared to the ones who are fat. Also, practicing small hikes can make you modify and address the problems that arise while trekking to long routes. Going sluggish and focusing the trekking is a quality manner to increase the stamina for the lengthy treks.
Ingesting is necessary for all the activities that we do. The better way to boom the body’s stamina is a healthy diet. Focusing on the meal’s behavior can reduce a variety of body problems and make you physically fit so that you can trek easily with your healthy body.
Even in the offseason, go for training as well as a small trek. Especially winters when people feel lazy, cold, and which is not the season for trek or hike go for it. It will balance your body and strengthens the lung and overall body during cold. Skiing, indoor rock climbing, can be done, which will help you to improve your stamina.
Taking part in sports, practicing to walk longer is the best way to increase endurance. Likewise, exercises like lunges, calf raises, crunches, and pushups will be helpful to increase the trekking competencies. You may or may not be a regular trekker, but if you focus on the activities mentioned above, then it will help you overcome the difficulties in the challenging trekking trails.
For making these preparations successful, don’t forget to take a well-balanced diet for the right level of health. Also, while you are on the trek, follow the correct acclimatization schedule, and have rest as much as possible. Keep yourself hydrated; drink 4 to 5 liters of water each day. Have a slow, relaxed walk and help your body accommodate the oxygen level to keep away fatigued. Keep in mind that you are traveling to one of the most beautiful places on this planet. So please do not rush. Embrace the vibrancy of this beautiful region.
Mount Everest has enthralled brave men and ladies since the 1920s. The endeavors of legends, for example, George Mallory, Sir Edmund Hillary, and Tenzing Norgay put the mighty mountain on the guide; thousands have emulated, making colossal tributes – numerous with their lives – in their endeavors to the summit. Today, the trek to Everest Base Camp trek guide has turned into an achievable objective for individuals from varying backgrounds that need an impression of the world’s most astounding crest.
As per the official notice issued by the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN), all Airlines are required to operate flights to Lukla from Manthali Airport, Ramechhap from the main trekking season starting October 2019. And also for the spring season applicable for March, April, and May of 2020. Most of the flights from Ramechhap is in October and November and March and April. In off-season time rest of the month flights are mostly from Kathmandu Airport.
The Civil aviation association of Nepal (CAAN) has made a decision for the Lukla flight from Ramechhap (Manthali) Airport until further notice. The Civil aviation association of Nepal (CAAN) has informed that there is an increment of traffic congestion at Kathmandu Airport and the Lukla sector is the busiest domestic flights sectors of Nepal. As a result, to avoid traffic congestion and minimize the load of Tribhuvan International airport they have decided to operate all the Lukla flights from the Manthali airport of Ramechhap.
Everest base camp trek 7 days itinerary is quite a tight itinerary and on day 01 we directly fly to Lukla. For this, you need to arrive Kathmandu in 1 or 2 days before as if we are taking a flight from Ramechhap we need to start the journey from 2 a.m. For trekkers who wanted above the long drive and wanted to fly from Kathmandu, there are sharing helicopter flights also available by adding extra cost. We can book the flight with other trekkers if you are a group of friends you can book a private Heli flight also.
Manthali airport is in Ramechhap district and is about 137 KM away from Kathmandu that takes about 4nhours’ drive from Kathmandu. We will book your ticket for Lukla from Manthali Airport We have booked and the benefit of flying from MAnthali airport is it is a short flight and is a more easy route. Less chance to get flight cancellation and same day more flight are in operation and it reduces the Lukla air traffic. The flight to Lukla and from Lukla are mostly very early in the morning So, You need to start driving at midnight between 2:00 – 3:00 am from Kathmandu to catch the flight from Manthali to Lukla for this Everest base camp trek 7 days.
Duration: 07 Days from Kathmandu to Kathmandu
Trek Grade: Difficult
Max. Altitude: Kalapathar (5545m.)
highest Altitude: Kalapathar (5,545m/18,192ft.)
Best time to visit: February to May, September – Mid December are the best seasons. During the winter months from December to Mid February, it is cold and can be snow on the trail, July & August are rainy time, trekking can be done, but visibility can be poor due to rain.
Trekking dates: We can offer this trek on any dates during the months Feb, March, April, May, June, Sept, Oct, November, and December for a group of 2 to 12 people.
Trek Grade: Difficult
Everest base camp trek 7 days is difficult to grade treks are 5 to 7 hours walking each day one or two days are a little longer too and some days are shorter. The trails are mixed starting part is well- marked and wide and the upper part is mostly less well-traveled, rockier underfoot, and steeper. we are making an acclimatization day in our difficult trek after trekking3,4 days. The difficult trek goes up to 5500m in height.
This is the zone of less oxygen and our bodies start to notice and adjust to the reduced air pressure (and therefore reduced availability of oxygen) We ask that you have a good level of fitness and stamina: if you’re comfortable going on multi-day walks in mountainous terrain in your home country you swim, cycle, run or take a fitness class a couple of times a week you should find this trek within your means. You don’t need to be an experienced trekker to enjoy this trip but you should feel very comfortable hiking in the mountains,. The chances of altitude sickness are high on this trek so you need to trek slowly and drink plenty of water and carry enough warm clothing.
Equipment Renting and buying: We advise you to bring all of your clothing and gear from home, however, in Kathmandu, there are many shops to buy and rent trek related equipment. We advise you to bring all of your clothing and gear from home, however, in Kathmandu, there are many shops to buy and rent trek related equipment.
Your trekking luggage: You will have 1 porter for 2 trekkers basis to carry your luggage. the maximum weight per trekkers is 15 kg as we never overload our porters. however, you only carry your valuables in your backpack., including your sleeping bag, and down jacket; other items not required on a trek can be stored in our office or your hotel in Kathmandu.
Accommodation in the Everest base camp trek 5 days is a local lodge or in a teahouse. There is a luxury to basic tea houses, on this package we use a basic tea house lodge. You will sleep in a basic room with a bed, mattress, bed cover, and pillow. You need your own sleeping bag and better to have a sleeping bag liner also. The facilities are quite basic at the lodge. In some places, there is no electricity but they have solar power in the dining room and. You can charge your battery for cell phones and cameras at extra cost.
Food: you will have a choice of food during the Everest base camp trek for 5 days. Most of our trekking package is a full board basis, which covers your breakfast, lunch, and dinner. You can choose the food from the menu at tea house prices that are fixed by a National park or conservation area project. There are local to international hygienic food choices.
We suggest you eat at the same tea house where you stay. To be vegetarian is better in high altitude and remote areas. The meet items are carried in a long way, so not fresh. The typical Nepali food is Dal Bhat ( Rice lentil, mixed vegetable curry, and pickle)
For breakfast, you will have a choice of pancakes (plain, apple, cinnamon, lemon, etc.) served with peanut butter or honey; porridge; egg items (scrambled, boiled, fried, omelet); bread (toast, chapatti). For lunch and dinner, you can have Nepali local food Dal Bhat, pasta, pizza, garlic soup, momos, curry, macaroni, and other rice and noodle-based dishes are served.
Your Everest trek 7 days is leading by or experience trekking guide and porter who are joining you from Kathmandu. All of our guides have trained for and attained a Trekking Guide license provided by the Government. The license exam is organized by TAAN and Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management (NATHAM) every year. They have vast knowledge about the trekking trails and kinds of medical treatments and emergency services of first aids, altitude sickness, and other relevant issues. Your belongings will be safely taken by our Porter, making your walk easy, more pleasant, and comfortable. Our porter will carry a maximum of 30 kg in total for 2 trekkers’ bag. If you have any extra weight, We suggest you hire another porter and will cost extra cost.
To start our Everest base camp trek for 7 days k we will fly to Lukla. which is a small Sherpa village, is located at an altitude of 2800 meters above sea level. Kathmandu to Lukla flight offers you spectacular views of the 18 highest peaks, and interestingly, four of them lie above the altitude of 8000 meters. It is about 35 minutes flight from Kathmandu. however in busy season time flights are diverting from Ramechhap to Lukla, To get to Ramechhap you need to drive 4 hours. We will take you to the airport and back to the hotel by private transport 2 times for the trip.
Passport and Visa info
First, be sure you have a valid passport with at least 6 months’ validity from the return date. You can obtain visas for Nepal from the Nepalese Consulate in your country or upon arrival at Kathmandu Airport. USD 30 or equivalent convertible currency for 15 days for single/multiple entries. If you get a visa for 30 days It is USD 50 or equivalent convertible currency. USD 125 or equivalent convertible currency for 90 days for single/multiple entries
You can get a Nepal visa prior to arrival from the Nepalese Embassy in your home country. Likewise, you can easily get an upon arrival visa at Kathmandu airport and other different borders from Nepal.
We find that most travelers find themselves in difficulty as sometimes; they don’t carry money to get a visa at the time of their arrival. There is no ATM inside the visa section. Though there is a provision of ATM outside, it is more likely that sometimes it doesn’t work. So, for your comfort, we recommend you bring the cash US$ to get them on arrival visa.
For your extra money to trek in Everest trek 7 days you can exchange to Nepali rupees. Nepal banknotes comes in Rupees, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 250, 500, 1000 denominations. Coins come in Rupees 1, 2, 5, and 10 denominations. Foreign currencies must be exchanged only through banks or authorized money exchangers. The receipts of such transactions are to be obtained and retained. Visitors can exchange foreign currency at the foreign exchange counter at the airport upon arrival too, Although their rates are quite low so better you can exchange in the city.
You can also get money from ATM machines there are many in the city and it allows you a maximum of 40,000 per day. Visitors other than the Indian nationals have to make the payment in foreign currency (non-Indian currency) in the hotel. It also applies to book your trekking and tour. During the Gosaikunda trek, you need local Nepali rupees for your extra expenses. So you can carry enough amount for the trek there are no ATM facilities along the way except Dhunche.
Note: Most of the Bank and Money changers in Nepal will not accept foreign currency notes that are old, torn, or faded. Please ensure that you have new, clean notes
Drinking water during your Trek:
We suggest you at least drink 3/4 liters of water per day while you are on the Everest trek 7 days trail. While bottled mineral water can be purchased all over Kathmandu and along popular trekking trails, plastic water bottles are a significant problem in Nepal’s mountain areas. So instead of relying on bottled water, travelers should instead purify their water.
You can take water purification tablets and iodine liquid to purify the water. They are small, cheap, and light to carry, another better way is to get water filters they are low to carry and easy to use. You can bring two reusable water bottles. So that you always have one bottle to drink from, while the water in your other bottle is being purified.
Showers and electricity – Most of the tea houses in the Everest base camp trek 5 days have a solar hot shower and have cold showers available. Few of them have gas Guizar or electricity hot shower. Few places every charge the cost for hot showers for the extra cost of around USD 3 to 4. Electricity is usually available in most parts of the route with hydropower, you are able to charge your battery for camera and phone, normally they charge an extra cost of about USD 1 to 2 for full battery charging.
Our Everest base camp trek 5 days group sizes are quite small and from 2 people to 10. We always make a small group to reduce the impact on the environment and to enable us to provide a more personal service. The maximum group size on most of our treks/tours is 12 and the minimum group size is 2. if you are a single traveler we also operate a private solo trip for you. After the COVID 19 pandemic, we are now making our trekking group size a 10-person limit, this also makes it easy to provide you the best service and look after all of you from your trekking guide and porter. So any number are you are don’t matter you can book your trip with us we are happy to run the best holiday for you.
The main things to trek in Nepal need your positive thinking and you need to able to walk 5/6 hours on the rocky trail. You can be fit for the trek before you arrive here by doing small exercises in your home country. The more stamina you built up is easier to trek for Everest base camp trek 5 days. To boost your stamina you can do running, cycling, Zumba, or some yoga practices. You will be walking 5 to 7 hours a day during the so be prepare for your legs. The best exercise you can do in-home is squats and lunges.
Altitude sickness: Please note that the 7 days itinerary makes it a very tight way and no rest day. This is only for the very fit trekkers. The early symptoms are a headache, extreme fatigue, and loss of appetite. The only cure for Acute Mountain Sickness is to descend. When we climb slowly, avoid alcohol during your trek, eat crabs food, drink ¾ liters of water daily will help you.
In Everest base camp trek 7 days the use of internet service will be available at the lodges with some extra service charge. while you are on the trail there are telephone facilities in many villages. Now You can contact your family and friends via the lodges. Our guide has a cellular phone and We’ll communicate with them frequently to know the trek and your health. Furthermore, we are making sure to make sure you’re fine, safe, feel right, and have everything up there. Also, the easy way now is you can get the local sim card on arrival at the airport which has a 4g/3g network in most of the routes. Now Most of the places in the trekking route have wifi service available Normally Wi-Fi works for every part of the trek in lodge/lodges which will be provided with a minimal fee or someplace have free.
We suggest you have a full travel insurance package that covers medical, personal accident, emergency evacuation, furthermore, it should also include, trip cancellation, loss of gears, natural calamity, theft of or damage to baggage, etc. While you trek in the high altitude some time you get illnesses, small injured, or get sick. If you will get any problem and get ill or injured during your trek, Above the Himalaya trekking will taking care of you and in an emergency, we will rescue you.
If small injuries and health problems and altitude sickness are getting during the trek. Our staff will descend to you immediately. For the more serious medical issues, emergency Above the Himalaya trekking company will arrange a helicopter rescues for you.
We need a guarantee of payment from your Insurance company or a cash deposit or a promise in Kathmandu. While you are trekking with Above The Himalaya Trekking, we will arrange the travel rescue insurance and initial payments. We will claim the refund to your insurance company again. Make sure when you buy the insurance it should cover bother rescue and medical assistance. We suggest you giving your full insurance information while you book your trip with us. For an emergency case, this will help us to arrange a quick and effective rescue operation and get emergency medical help.
Everest base camp trek 5 days cost depends on your group size how you travel by bus or private car and your trekking staff. Our package includes a trekking guide, porter, transportation by private car. It also includes the necessary trekking permits, accommodation meals, all service charges, and taxes. You can do the half board package also just hiring a guide, porter, get permits. for your meals and accommodation during the trek, you can pay by yourself also. You can browse these pages more for detailed prices and trip dates.
In the hospitality industry of Nepal, the workers except for some tips while you are in your tour or Trekking
While you are on the tour and trekking, you can tip the guide and porter. Normally, people tip 10% of their payable amount. If you have booked the full board package for your trekking and tour. but if you just hire guide and porter service you can tip differently like a per day calculation basis.
We don’t suggest tipping while you have something to eat at the restaurant as they have already taken a 10% service charge, and 13% Government Taxes. However, while you enter the hotel, the bell boy may expect some tipping.
Be aware that Lukla flights are based on weather conditions can sometimes lead to flight delays or changes. We always endeavor to make sure you reach your destination on time. And for our Everest base camp trek 7 days, we will re-arrange your ticket to the next available flight.
In the case of delaying Lukla flights, the client is responsible to bear all additional expenses including food and accommodation costs. If you wish to make alternative arrangements such as a Helicopter flight to avoid flight delays, all additional costs would be your responsibility.
in case of flight delays to Lukla on this Everest base camp trek 5 days, we will endeavor to accommodate you with the same hotel you use in Kathmandu on your arrival day. if It is not available we will look for other hotels for your availability until we have a confirmed flight for you. We will adjust the itinerary to ensure you get as much time as possible in the mountains. This may mean reducing/removing the Kathmandu nights at the end of the trip.
If in case the flight from Lukla to Kathmandu is canceled you will be asked to cover the additional night cost and food as well. You will be rebooked for your flight the next day. If flights can not operate due to extremely bad weather: In extreme conditions, the regular flights cannot operate. In such cases, We can assist you by providing helicopter service for your Everest luxury trek. You will be asked to pay this extra cost (less the regular flight ticket price). You may wish to place a claim for this with your insurance company on return to your home country
After completing your Everest base camp trek 7 days, if you have more time you can do different activities in Nepal. You can go to Chitwan National park for a Jungle safari tour or can do a day Rafting trip. Pokhara is a famous place for different adventure activities like Paragliding, Ultralight flight, Bungy Jump. We can arrange different tours and put these extra activities as optional tours and They are not included in your package cost.
You can arrange these activities with us at a good discounted price. If you need hotel or flight ticket services after the trek we can arrange them at a reasonable cost. you can do the tour in Kathmandu city also or join a 1-hour scenic flight over Mount Everest. Furthermore, we are also offering Tibet and Bhutan tours.
Day 01 - Flight from KTM flight to Lukla 35 minute flight, Distance 136.17km, and trekking to Phakding (2,652m/8,698ft) : walking distance 2-3 hours, 200 meters descent and 50 meters ascent - 8km
Early morning we fly from Kathmandu to Lukla. It is about a 35 to 40-minute flight, In a clear weather day, we can see the best mountain view from the plane. After landing at Lukla we will go to the lodge to meet our porter and start our journey. Today we are trekking to Phakding an easy and pleasant walk. On walking in our trail we will get the best view of Mt Nupla (5885m), Kusum Kanguru (6367m), and Kwongde Range.
Day 02 - Phakding trekking to Namche Bazzar (3,440m height). Walking hours 5 o 6 with a disntace in 11.3km
Today we are trekking to Namche Bazar. Start our journey after a delicious breakfast at Phakding. We are following the Dudh Koshi river valley to the north. We are crossing the small suspension bridge with the pine forest view. The trail follows the Dudh Koshi valley north, meandering through the pines, We will arrive at the small village of Monjo, from here We will trek to Jhorsalle. We will also pass small waterfalls and other culturally and naturally interests places. When we cross the bridge before starting our climbing to Namche Bazaar we will see the first glimpse of Kusum Kanguru (6369m) Thamserku (6608m), Everest (8848m), and Nuptse (7879 m). We are starting the steep climbing to the beautiful village of Namche Bazaar (3440m). This village will afford you further spectacular views and a comfortable place to spend the second night of the trek.
Day 03 - Namche Bazzar trek to Tengboche (3,870 m/12,697 ft) :walking distance 4-5 hours, 350 meters descent and 750 meters ascent- 10.4 km.
This is the shortest itinerary in the Everest region so we will not have a rest today.
After breakfast, we start our trek with a pleasant walk trail through the forest with a magnificent view of mountains until Kenjoma. After passing the small settlement of Sanasa the trail drops towards Phunki Thanga (3250m). The trail then ascends the right flank of the Dudh Kosi valley to Tengboche at 3870m., home to the famous Tengboche Monastery, the spiritual center of the Khumbu. Tengboche provides spectacular sites of snow peaks and Himalayan giants like Kwongde (6187m), Tawache (6542m), Everest (8848m), Nuptse (7855m), Lhotse (8618m), Amadablam (6856m), and Thamserku (6608m). Climb steeply through forests of dwarf firs and Rhododendrons to the Tengboche monastery, the largest in the Khumbu region. Overnight stay in Guesthouse
Day 04 - Tengboche trekking to Dingboche (4,350 m/14,272 ft) : walking distance 5 hours, 70 meters descent and 580 meters ascent - 12 km.
Early in the morning, you are likely to be rewarded with views of mountains and monasteries in Tengboche. Our trail moves downwards to Imjatse Khola that passes through the forest of birches, conifers, and rhododendrons. As we follow the river northward, the trails pass through several Chortens, Mani walls, and rural villages as well. On the way, we will have an enchanting view of Ama Dablam. On arrival at Dingboche, we will enjoy the beautiful array of fields enclosed by stone walls to protect the barley, buckwheat, and potatoes. The view goes impressive from Dingboche. There, we can see Island Peak and Mt. Makalu. At night we will stay at Dingboche.
Day 05 - Dingboche Trekking to Lobuche (4,940 m/16,207 ft) : walking distance 4-5 hours, 700 meters ascent - 9 km
We continue your journey from Dingboche through the high alpine region to the end of Luboche and stay overnight there. Today we turn right and take a steep climb towards the foot of the Khumbu Glacier. When we arrive at a small place of Yak herders Dusa, We will follow the narrow valley and continue through Phulung Karpo, of the campsites during the first successful Everest Expedition in 1953.
The trail heading you gradually climb up until Duglha at 4620m. We can see the tip of Nuptse from here as well as Cholatse, Thamserku, and several other magnificent peaks. From Dughla the trail ascends the broad, gently slopping valley and climb steeply into the terminal moraine of the Khumbu glacier then left into the memorial area Chukpilhara
Day 06 - Lobuche trekking to Everest base camp (5,364 m height.) & trek back to Gorakshep (5,170 m.) and Helicopter flies back to Lukla. Trek hour: 6-8 hrs.
After breakfast, the trek continues gently climb and sometimes direct ascent to a nearby glacier. Today we will trek in the grassy ablation valley with great views of Pumori then crosses tributary glaciers to reach the dry lake bed of Gorakshep. Ahead on the trail we see the crest of the north ridge of Everest along with Mt. Pumori, Mahalangur, Lingtern, Khumbutse, Nuptse, etc. After a brief lunch and rest, we take the trail to Everest Base Camp through the once vast Gorakshep. The walk is quite strenuous due to the high altitude and thin air, the walk passes through over rocky dunes and moraine and streams, till you reach the base camp. It will be about 4 and half hours trek up to Everest Base Camp and back to Gorakshep
Day 07 - Early morning fly from Lukla to Kathmandu and Departure. Flight hour: 35 min.
Today morning is the last moment at the mountain village, you can say a final goodbye to our porters, we will have a flight back to Kathmandu about 40 minutes. you will go to your hotel and have a relaxed time and enjoying the hot shower and meals.
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